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at a traffic stop. cornell bernard is live with the details. reporter: the memorial to andy lopez continues to grow here on moreland avenue. people continue to file by, paying their respects. one man says he had a scary constant front addition with the very same deputy who fired on andy lopez. >> i did not do anything to justify ever having a weapon pulled on me. >> he can't forget a day in august when he was driving to work on highway 101 some was stopped for not using his blinker on a lane change. he says the sonoma ya county dep tip made the -- who made the stop seem agitated. >> i looked up and he is scream, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands out and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> he says a gun was pulled on him again when he was asked to get out of the car. >> i said, are you okay? i said, is it there something shy be aware of? are you have something stress? and as i looked at him, he grimaced, he didn't reply. >> the deputy who signed the traffic ticket was eric delhouse, the same man who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez last month. believing the air soft riff
by a santa rosa sheriff's deputy. the 17-year-old brother of andy lopez is devastated and angry. he was shot last week after refusing to put down a toy gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. >> reporter: his name is anthony lopez, today describing his brother andy as a good kid, someone liked to make people laugh, who was interested in a career in law enforcement. behind me, this memorial, people arriving and keep adding to it. it keeps growing. what began as a vigil with candles now has enough to spell out the name andy. what began as a simple cross now has a permanent structure. jose installed think the morning and painted it. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> reporter: today his older brother told us how they're faring up oochlt they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: a void since a week ago. a sheriff deputy, eric gelhaus mistook a pellet gun for the real thing and fired seven shots into andy. the family filed a claim. the deputy has communicated
with the funeral for andy lopez. it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of 13-year-old andy lopez was lead out of the resurrection church in santa rosa. more than 600 people were here, classmates, strangers and the family including his heart broken parents. his funeral mass was in spanish with a message that resonated with friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he is gone, but he is here spiritual. >> lopez was shot to death as he was walking near his home. he was carrying a toy rifle made to look like an ak47. sonoma county sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun, they say. deputy opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic gun in his hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> he joined the few dozen people who converged on the memorial. some of whom came directly from the funeral. >> we need to learn to have more compassion in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy during the two daytime rallies. >> there is racial profiling and discrimination and bias. >> they could have shot h
in santa rosa this morning for 13-year-old andy lopez, killed by a sonoma, sheriff deputy. thanks for joining us. >> investigators are reviewing surveillance video as lax. we will tell you what is going on with the shooting free that happened in los angeles on friday. the gunman targeted t.s.a. officers but the motive is still not clear. an officer was killed, two were wounded. now more from los angeles on this story. >> paul ciancia arrived at the airport on friday like a regular passenger. we have learned a roommate dropped him off at terminal 3 unaware of the plan. according to the complaint, surveillance video shows ciancia walking up to the check point pulling out an assault rifle and shooting dass officer gerardo hernandez pointblank. the document also says that the gunman walked away but he saw the wounded officer moving, he came back and shot him again, killing him. >> this is the first t.s.a. employee killed in the line of duty. >> the f.b.i. says ciancia shot his way through the terminal wounding two other officers and a teacher, shot in the leg. >> he dragged himself in
-- planned today for the police shooting of a teen boy rallying in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa. new information about deputy would shot lopez: 48-year-old erick gelhaus is a 24-year veteran of the department, a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> it is maddening. they used excessive force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express our sympathy and our sorrow to the lopez family and the community. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking assault rifle that shoots pellet that closely resembled an ak-47. deputies stopped him and ordered him to drop it and opened fire hitting him seven times killing him. officials are saying leave all toy weapons like this one at home. yesterday, the sheriff told abc7 news that he did not believe ratism was involved saying that the sheriff has done much in the past three years to build bridges specifically with the latino community. >> new details this morning on the deadly crash that least a peninsula couple dead. the driver accused of hitting them is
are gathering for a special day of the dead observance. among those being remembered, 13-year-old andy lopez who was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy. i'll have an update on big legal developments in the case coming up. >>> and going beyond the politics of pot. coming up, we investigate a common practice by marijuana growers wreaking havoc on wildlife and on our environment. >>> the family of the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy has filed legal claims against the sonoma county board of supervisors. the move is seen as a precursor to a lawsuit. at the same time, there's a new push to get the u.s. commission on civil rights involved to investigate claims that the boy's death points to a larger problem within the county. nbc bay area's monty francis joins us in santa rosa with the details tonight. >> reporter: raj, good evening. the family filed three claims against the county. one on behalf of the boy's mothers. another on behalf of the boy's father. a third on behalf halhalf of hi. supporters of the boy's family are gathering for a day of the dead observance at the spot he
-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ax48 assault rifle. we have the late forest santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest be
. andy lopez was killed when he was holding a toy rifle that looked like a real assault rifle. >> candles were aranked and a cross adjusted for the growing 1-year-old andy lopez, it was not marked on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just of a sunset. they did no the want to speak on camera but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk with what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest because his parents have been waiting for his grandmother to arrive from mexico. she ar
was shocked to learn that deputy was the same man that shot and killed a 13-year-old andy lopez last month. >> wow, i saw something, my wife even said that night he will shoot someone. minutes after the stop, he said he refused to explain why he drew his weapon. we could not reach his attorney today, but earlier today an attorney said that he would never willy nilly pull out his gun. jeff westbrook says he now feels dplt that he didn't do more. >> you're looking at a man that pulled a gun, and i know they don't pull them unless they intend to use them. >> jeff says he plans to file a formal complaint very soon. >>> police are investigating a rash of robberies on campus. there has been three recently. the most recent one was at the faculty glade. an 1-year-old woman was grabbed from behind enthe second pulled a gun on her and took her phone and rifled through her purse. her attackers got away. one student says she's done something to protect herself. >> i have a pepper spray in my bag now. i just got it lke yesterday, but i got it now. >> uc berkeley police have been stepping up patrols but
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school and joined hundreds of protestor and it culminated with the funeral for andy lopez. it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of 13-year-old andy lopez was lead out of the resurrection church in santa rosa. more than 600 people were here, classmates, strangers and the family including his heart broken parents. his funeral mass was in spanish with a message that resonated with friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he is gone, but he is here spiritual. >> lopez was shot to death as he was walking near his home. he was carrying a toy rifle made to look like an ak47. sonoma county sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun, they say. deputy opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic gun in his hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> he joined the few dozen people who converged on the memorial. some of whom came directly from the funeral. >> we need to learn to have more compassion in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy during the two daytime rallies.
's deputy. the death of andy lopez has become a flash point and a growing concern over police overreaction and racial profiling. the deputy who killed lopez thought the boy's pellet gun made to look like an a.k.-47, was the real thing. >> what we really want is for something to change. we want something tangible in terms of policy, to change. >> we're tired of being looked at as a threat to the police. they're here to protect us. >> the protest came on the same day that andy lopez's friends and family said a final good-bye at his funeral mass. the fbi has joined the investigation into his death. >>> singer chris brown has checked into a rehab facility to deal with anger issues. the move comes one day after brown was released from a washington, d.c. jail on assault charges. brown could face serious jail time if officials in los angeles determine that the d.c. arrest violates his probation. >>> and this would be depressing to find in your driveway when you went out in the morning. there wasn't much left of this honda element after a momma bear and two cubs got through with it. claw marks on
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county deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez last week in santa rosa. the deputy has been been identified as 48-year-old erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office. he is also a field training officer and firearms instructor. he and another deputy were on patrol when they spotted lopez with what turned out to be a replica a-k-47. several agencies are investigating - including the f.b.i. but it's gelhaus' own words that are putting his actions >> in an article he wrote in swat magazine back in november 2008, he said -- "today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> hundreds of people are expected to march through downtown santa rosa tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old andy lopez by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelha
. the public viewing for andy lopez began at 2:00 this afternoon in a private mortuary in windsor and is scheduled to end at 9:00. he was carrying a replica gun that shoots well lets but was designed to look like an ak-47 assault rifle. sparked protesting and marches. tonight, anger runs high. >> the sheriffs take advantage of their jobs. and he didn't need to die and a lot of people are angry about it, too, they know andy wouldn't have -- >> police say lopez did not follow orders to drop his weapon and raise the barrel of the replica gun towards deputies in the moments before the shooting and the fbi is conducting an independent investigation as well. >>> we have a follow-up now on a story we first brought you last night. the alameda county sheriff's office announced it opened an investigate into a case of a senior care facility that may have been abandoned with 14 patients over the weekend. the valley springs nursing home were left with only a cook, janitor and another caretaker for two days. the rest of the employees left after the state ordered it to be temporarily shut down o
protesting the deadly shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. later today, another march and rally is planned in santa rosa. in the meantime we're getting new information now about the moment that andy lopez was shot. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom now with that story. >> we're hearing from a second deputy who was at the scene about the moments during that fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. now, investigators say the teenager was already more tally wounded by the time a -- mortally wounded by the time he got in position. while the investigation continues, so do the protests and reaction from the community. hundreds of people attended the teenager's funner -- funeral last night. the investigation shows the 13- year-old was holding a bb gun that resembles an ak-47 assault weapon. county leaders say this has led to growing tension between law enforcement officers and the community and county leaders say there needs to be better communication between police and the people. >> that's part of the discussion we're gonna have. what dialogue can owe create to ensure -- can we create to ensu
andy lopez. he was shotless week october 22nd while holding a toy gun that looked lick an ak 47. assault rifle. 7 news reporter wayne has the story. >> it keeps growing. what began as vigil with if you candle now has enough to spell out the name andy. what gap as simple cross now has more permanent struck take your. tl painted it white. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> lopez family has yet to speak out formally today andy older brother anthony told us how they are if doing. they are hanging in. really hard open everyone. the house isn't even the same any more. >>reporter: how soil. it's just quiet. felonies like there is a void in the house. >>reporter: void since week ago last tuesday when sonoma county sheriff's deputy eric mistook a pellet gun for the real they think and fired 7 shots into andy. killing him at the scene. since then the family filed a claim against the county and sheriff's office. deputy communicated only through his attorney. >> this is a terrible situatio situation. it's tragic. we all personally feel for the family and for the commu
county sheriff's deputy involved in the andy lopez shooting. a man has come forward claiming he had an unsettled encounter with the dpult recently. katie is live in our news room. katie. >> a north bay man says he was shocked when ae realized that the sanoma county sheriff's deputy was the same deputy who pulled a gun on him two months ago. he claims he was driving his bmw when the deputy pulled him over for a traffic stop for failing to use his turn signal. westbrook says during the encounter, the deputy pulled out his gun twice. he didn't report it at the time, but now his stepdaughter says westbrook is going to talk to police about the incident because he feels it was out of line. >> he realized that, you know, if he shot a man or, you know, a kid, you know, there was a possibility that he could have shot him, as well. so he was scared. >> gaylehouse's attorney gave us this statement reporting the incident. quote, based on deputy galehouse's experiment and training, he would never willy-nilly pull out his gun, only if there would be a need for it. she also tells us the shooting o
's deputy are gathering to say thank you to the community for support. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot while holding a gun that looked like an ak-47 and it was a toy gun. cornell bernard is live in santaa with more on the gathering. cornell? >> reporter: the neighborhood gathering is just getting under way on this vacant lot. this is where of course sandy lopez was shot and killed. this is a pot lick and we are told everyone is invited. thank you to the community for support during a difficult time. donations to the family are welcome. meantime, memorial for andy lopez continues to grow and many bring flowers and candles. lopez was killed october 22nd shot by sheriffs deputy eric gale house who believed he was carrying an assault rifle that turned out boob a bb gun. police say he fired on the teen after he was ordered to drop the gun and did not. organizers hope it's a chance for the community to heal. >> you come and be with the family and support them for the loss. >> i just wanted to show my support for the family. hope that some changes are made. >> the lopez family has just arrived here
of a third -- 13-year-old boy from northern california after officer shot and killed him. police say andy lopez was carrying a pellet gun that looks like an ak-47 assault rifle and was wearing a hoodie on tuesday when he confronted them. witnesses told police they heard the deputy's order the boy to put down the gun twice. one sheriff's deputy opened fire when he thought lopez aimed the gun at him. family and friends gathered today to say goodbye to the neutral school student. more than 1000 people showed up, according to local news stations. number of his young supporters also held protests over the weekend to call the officers actions into question. the sheriff's deputy who opened fire on the boy is a 20 year veteran of the santa roa police department. police offered their condolences to his family during a press conference, but gave up physical demonstration. the gun on the left was the big one that lopez was carrying. the one on the right is a real ak-47. the two deputies have been put on administrative leave pending an official investigation. after the government shutdown furloughed
sheriff deputy. andy lopez was shot while hold ing an air afault rifle designed to look like an ak-47. the deputy fired eight shots striking him seven times before the second deputy, a trainee, got out of the car. >> the time period between the time the deputy told the diagnosis patcher the observations and when he advised on the radio shots were fired was ten seconds. >> i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time. ten seconds and the boy is murdered. >> the officer who fired, erick gelhaus, doesn't remember if he identified himself but the department says that is not a requirement. >> the f.b.i. and the state attorney general will discuss launching an elder abuse investigation against valley springs manor in castro valley accused of abandoning found patients after being shut done on a variety of violations. one patient is still mission after walking away from the facility on friday. the 65-year-old man was last seen wearing a radars shirt, blue pants, black boots and a fishing hat. he walked away in the past. the social services department of the state should h
vehicles and this is a residential neighborhood with homes n all around. >> abc7 news learned andy lopez's mother filed a claim against sonoma county and sheriff's department this, is the first stoep a lawsuit. >> antioch police are blaming driver error for a really amazing crash this morning. a 67-year-old drove her hyundai through front doors of a 7-11 store. a customer did suffer a minor injury. investigators say alcohol does not appear tb a factor in this crash, just driver error, they say. >> well, we're out driving out and about, be careful. kids roaming streets trick or treating. look at the weather sandhya patel is on the roof with the forecast. sandhya? >> beautiful right now. get it? and tonight kids heading outside, it's going to be perfect weather. a nice treat. let's take a look at the forecast. sun goes down in about an hour, mild, 67 degrees, 7:00 p.m 61. you'll feel the chill by 9:00 p.m . mid-50s so if i were you i'd sneak in an extra layer. the weekend forecast includes change. cheryl? >> mer than 50 stanford students recovering from what may be the flu the university s
a 13-year-old boy toy gun as an assault rifle. we'll take you to a live gathering to remember andy lopez in santa rosa. >>> a drunk driver hit and killed a cal trans worker earlier this morning. it happened near scott creek road. cal trans crews were picking up cones when a car veered into a closed lane and hit two workers. one worker was pinned against his work truck and was pronounced dead on the scene. his father spoke to nbc bay area this morning. >> we'll do some counseling and just try to stick all together. try not to do -- some negative things. they don't pay off. just ask god to help us through this. >> obviously a difficult time. the second worker has minor injuries. the driver was arrested for drunk driving. >>> bart workers hit the ballot box today to finalize their new contract. it is expected to be approved. workers showed up throughout the day to vote on the proposal. the new contract would give them a 12.5% raise over the next few years. in walnut creek today, a group of angry bart riders turned in 20,000 signatures called for a statewide ban on transit strikes. >>
-old boy, shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, plans to file a lawsuit tomorrow. andy lopez was carrying a toy riffel and plastic handguns when he was shot on october 22nd. his family is expected to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against the county and the deputy. three wrongful death lawsuits have been filed. >>> it is now up to the b.a.r.t board of directors to vote on the deal. not even is happy. not from the union but a member of the board. it including a pay raise over four years, workers have to pay into their pensions and monthly health contpwaougzs goes up, one person thinks b.a.r.t caved in. >> we -- contributions goes up, one person thinks b.a.r.t caved in. >> we did not do the public justice. we were not really willing to accept it. we sweetened the deal once the strike happened. >> he does not know what the other board members do but he plans to vote no. the meeting to vote on the contract should happen this week. >>> it could be slow going on 101 in the north bay as a new casino opens on tuesday. along with a taste of vegas, the casino and resort is expecte
-old andy lopez is filing a civil rights lawsuit in his shooting death by snow may county sheriff deputy filing the suit in san francisco today. andy was shot october 22 wild holding a -- while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy appeared to be agitated when an man was stopped for making an unsafe lane change and the officer asked him to turn off the vehicle. at that point i put my hand out and i said, sir, the vehicle is off and he again screamed the same thing. >> erick gelhaus' attorney said he would only draw the gun if he saw a need. >> union police have a sear flash -- serial flasher in custody. this photo is the 20-year-old flasher facing 11 couples of exposure following a ten month investigation that started in november of last year. he spent months exposing himself at two parks in union city. police are asking anyone with information of the incidents to come forward. >> the oakland a's could make themselves feel at home at san francisco's at&t park as they try to hammer out a new lease at the existing home. multiple media reports say the a's won a two year le
, they said. among the people today, andy lopez's older brother, 17-year-old anthony. the family has not spoken formally. anthony told us how they're dealing with the loss. >> they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> reporter: how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: deputy gelhaus says he fired because he was pointing the weapon at him. anthony says his brother was 13 years old, he was a kid, that he froze and probably needed more time. >> thank you. >> it's been a busy day. still head on abc7 news what happened inside of the caldecott tunnel today. it sent smoke billowing out along with a number of panicked drivers. >> also, an incident at discovery kingdom. find out how she's doing. >>> a mild note but what will the weekend bring? the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> and remarkable work of a bay area engineering firm finding i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to l
and killed by a sheriff's deputy gathered to thank the community for its support. andy lopez was shot while holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 rifle. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted at the memorial, it was not lost on a few people here that this weekend marks the day of the dead. >> is it a mexican tradition to every first and second of november to come and celebrate the dead or your loved ones who have passed away. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents were here for a couple of hours. they did not want to speak on camera be. you they did say they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against sonoma county sheriff's department. they joined 100 people for a potluck dinner. organizers say they have no intention of connecting the death to the day of the dead but they want to support the family. >> we just want to remember andy. we don't want to talk about what happened but we just want to remember him. >> reporter: a family attorney says that the 1
to our facebook page. >>> family of 13-year-old andy lopez filed a civil rights lawsuit today over his death. he was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. carrying an air rifle that looked like an assault rifle when deputy eric gelhaus shot him. the lopez family autopsy says the first shot killed lopez. we heard from his father. >> what i want to say is that we want justice. and also, we want an honest investigation oochlt there should be no doubt in anyone's mind that the person he was approaching, that the kid he called out a command to was just that. a kid. >> rallies against the shooting continued today. pro testers asking for gelhaus to be charged with murder. attorneys have not commented on the lawsuit but gelhaugs's lawyer says he did believe the weapon was real we streamed the news conference on our new abc7 news app. you can get updates on this story any time on our app. just go to abc7 news.com slash app for details. >> operations at los angeles international airport are back to normal today. >> tsa officer gerardo hernandez was killed and two others were wounded by the gunm
the shootng death of 13-year old andy lopez santa rosa police say a witness who was in the area heard sheriff deputy erick gelhaus order lopez twice to drop what he believed was an ak-47 rifle twice. and gelhaus himself said he knows he yelled at least once to lopez to drop the rifle. but gelhaus said he is unsure whether he identified himself as a sheriff's deputy. police also say lopez was wearing a hooded sweatshirt but his hood was down. lopez was also not wearing andy headphones or earbuds. also, police say a second deputy was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of the car, the subject was engaged and the threat was the teenager charged with saw trying to shoot a romantic rival and stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri was found guilit in marin county. 19 year old max wade was found guilty of one count of premeditated attempted murder for firing shots into a pick up truck in april of 2012. he was also found guilty of auto theft and posession of stolen property in connection with the 2011 theft of a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy
of the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was shot by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was armed but turned to be a fake weapon. >>> san francisco supervisor scott wiener wants you to pay almost a quarter more for sodas. it would be a new tax on every can or bottle of soft drinks sold in the city. wiener wants to use the money to pay for health, nutrition, and activity programs for young people. he will introduce his legislation tonight. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. unfortunately, traffic is still a mess on southbound 680. it looks like from concord into san ramon. it's because of a crash at the canyon. you can catch a break and traffic once again jams from pleasanton down into an accident. the red traffic sensors mean we're seeing speeds below 20 miles per hour. also word of a new injury crash out of san francisco, southbound 101 approaching caesar varves and stacks onto the skyway. >>> we have a cool day ahead with a lot of clouds into san jose. the sun is trying to breakthrough but slow going and looks like te
's growing outrage over the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old california boy by a sheriff deputy. andy lopez was killed in santa rosa. the sheriff deputy said he shot him because he thought lopez was carrying a real gun. it turned out to be a toy. more than a thousand protestors marge marched through the streets yesterday. friends remember the victim. >> i have so many memories. it just hurts. i can't believe he's gone. i have sisters. we've all played with bb guns and all that. it could have been my sisters. >> lopez was buried tuesday. the deputy who shot him has received threats. he is being given security while on leave. >>> a dust storm is blamed for a pile up in arizona. visibility was near zero when the dirt blew across interstate 10. it caused a 19 car crash killing three and injuring 12 others. police say it's one of the worst chain reaction accidents in years. >>> tonight is game six of the world series in boston. st. louis cardinals face a must win situation. the players will have to look past what could be an omen trouble with the team's flight. red sox up three g
andy lopez's mother filed a claim against sonoma county ask sheriff's office. here it s just filed today and of course, this is the first step to a full-fledged lawsuit. >> he feels for the loss of the life. for the loss for the family, for the community. >> but the deputy's lawyer says it doesn't minimize the threat. >> an ak 47 with no markings it was a replica gun pointed in his direction. those weapons, they pierce body armor. they pierce, go right through patrol vehicles. and this is a residential neighborhood. the deputy ordered 1 or 2 times for mr. lopez to drop the gun. >> police are investigating the shooting saying it was only ten seconds before the time he radioed and time he fired shots. protestors say they were shocked. >> i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time. ten seconds, and the boy is murdered. he says he fired when the barrel rose towards the deputies. >> so, once the lethal threat was posed and he felt he had no other option but to use a firearm >> lawyers for the family say they will hold a news conference on monday. family members wi
plans to file a lawsuit monday against the county. andy lopez was shot and killed last week as he was carrying a pellet gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy says he ordered lopez to drop the gun and that he opened fire after lopez turned around and appeared to be raising the gun. the county has received notice of an intent to file a lawsuit. today they said any civil lawsuit would be premature. >>> video shows what some claim is mistreatment of mentally ill prisoners in california. the tapes were created by guards abiding by a state policy to record all cell extractions. they're part of a lawsuit brought by inmates who are seeking a ban on the use of pepper spray against the mentally ill. >>> the warmest day of the week and the warmest day we'll see for a while. that was today. take a look at the numbers. they were up there. 80 degrees. watch what happens tomorrow as the weather system comes in. drop of temperatures. santa rosa from 79 to 70. 72 to 63 in san francisco. it's going to be cooler. not going to be cold though. going to be a nice day tomorrow. it's just not going t
the sheriff's department. this comes less than two weeks after the fatal shooting of 13- year-old andy lopez. the suit claims the department encourages use of deadly force even when there's no public safety threat. officials said lopez was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle and he refused to drop it. the county -- sonoma county said this is premature since the investigation is still active. >>> a vehicle shot and killed a mountain lion yesterday morning. he was tagged when he was caught earlier in an aqueduct in santa cruz. >> it didn't mean it would do great the rest of its life. it had many other challenges and having this information from all these collared animals helps us bring science to help deal with these management problems. >> thes have puma project is -- the santa cruz puma project is still tracking 18 other mountain lions. >>> jobs, trade and development coming to a long quiet corner of oakland. this afternoon governor jerry brown joined other dignitaries to break ground on a $1 billion cargo hub at the former oakland army base base. the project will include a r
: the family of andy lopez is suing the sonoma county sheriff's office. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by >> catherine: a deputy -- erick gelhaus. the lawsuit says in part that the department did not properly train its deputies in using deadly force. gelhaus shot lopez october 22nd after he reported seeing the teenager carrying an assault rifle -- which turned out to be a replica. >> catherine: happening now -- >> catherine: two of bart's unions have been voting on a new contract deal - that ended a strike earlier this month. they'll be doing that until around 10-pm - and the results could be in late tonight. kron4's philippe djegal is live in oakland where voting is still underway. philippe? >> i bolted yes. we were seized if their pay raise and were promised better safety. >> reporter: union leaders said the small turnout says that in simple majority vote is needed. the president of that union confirms that a boat is being held tonight. >> the vote is the board to vote yes and then the contract passes. going into effect immediately i believe. >> reporter: union leaders say the result
of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy.who spotted him carrying an assault rifle, which turned out to be a replica. the family claims that deputy erick gelhaus shot lopez without cause. and says the department did not properly train deputies in such situations. the county has not commented. we'll continue to follow the case. the family's attorney has scheduled a news conference for monday. you can get updates on our facebook and twitter pages, on kron four-dot-com, and on our new mobile app. >> parking area. germany and brazil are privacy. they're asking the u-n general assembly to adopt a draft resolution calling for an end to excessivethe draft notes that the highly intrusive act." voted on later this month. it follows allegations that the u-s spied on foreign leaders -- including brazil's president and the chancellor of germany. >> we have clear conditions for tonight. over the mount tam the camera is shaking a bit. this weather system that pushed through tonight. nearly 3
, that they are unaware of. the family of 13-year-old andy lopez will face a civil rights lawsuit against sonoma county tomorrow. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy, spotted him carrying what looked like an assault rifle. the family claims, deputy eric gillhouse shot lopez without cause. the department didn't properly train deputies in such situations. the county is not commenting. >>> a robbery suspect will be arraigned after an officer- involved shooting. and ronald was charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. nev aros set up craig's list fans. last week, they were shot by police before being arrested. connecticut judge scheduled a hearing on arguments, whether he has authority to release michael skakel. cousin of the kennedys from prison. skakel is awaiting a new trial in the 1925 slaying of neighbor. judge says skakel was not adequately represented in 2002, when he was found guilty of killing skakel with a golf club. >>> they are rejected nsa leaker, snowden of clemency. no officers or offers are being discussed. snowden should return to the u.s. and face c
. >> the family of 13 year old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is a 30 year-old boy shot and killed by a deputy who spotted him carrying an assault rifle which turned out to be a replica the family claims that the deputy shot lopez without cause. >> and says that the department did not properly trained deputies in such situations. >> the county has not commented. >> scary moments friday morning in the caldecott tunnel when a car heading eastbound in the first or caught on fire. we have video of the scene taken by a beer before heavy smoke made it hard to see inside the tunnel. people got out of their cars, mostly keeping calm. kron4 is haazig menu was at the scene and tells us what happened. >> there is only one way men and one way out so when the fire happened people could not get out of their cars to get out of the towel. >> there were no injuries we only see people being transported for smoke inhalation and transported to hospital for precautionary purposes. >> the driver of the burning vehicle also make it out safely. >> oakland and render fi
of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against the county and sheriff's deputy mo killed the teen. deputy eric gallon house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. a lot of gridlock in downtown san jose before the highway 85 interchange. there is an accident blocking multiple lanes. highway 85 is slow going a little farther south. and 101 backed up now heading into san jose. the bay bridge has been stacked up to the mayes for a while now. 20 to 25 minutes on to the bangladesh. we have had a series of different accidents including a new one approaching skyway making that drive time more than an hour. that's your latest traffic. >>> at least it's pretty out there. cold temperatures in spots. it was cool early on this morning. looking towards mount diablo, blue skies and that is going to be the way it's going to stay all day long. temperatures starting to climb now. a lot of 40s. a couple 50s showing up
-if you have information call police. >> new information about the shooting death of andy lopez in santa rosa, he was shot to death by a sheriff's department while he was holding a bb gun that resembled an assault weapon, investigators say the teenager was already mortarrally wounded by the time a second deputy got into position, the office says that explains why only one deputy fired shots at the teenager, that has been one of the big questions surrounding this case, meantime last night hundreds went to his funeral. family members were overcome with grief as they prayed there. they had the support. >> it was sad, my mom didn't know him and started crying and my lady, even if you knew him or not. >> i guess they are safe with these cops around they are supposed too be out here protecting the servant -- >> last night's funeral followed another day of protest there. earlier in the day a thousand people marched to the sheriff's office protesting the lopez shooting, deputies stood guard behind barricades and even on the roof. the rally started at noon and grew larger every hour. police say
a the sonoma county teenager his lawyer spoke with 7 news today. 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying a toy gun that looked real when the officer opened fire. the officer lawyer says he feels terrible about the loss of the young man but believes he had no other option but to fire his weapon. vick lee has more. >>reporter: claim anti-lopez mother. claim says the 13-year-old was killed unjustifiably and charges that the sheriffs office failed to develop adequate training policy for the use of lethal force. it doesn't specify an amount for damages. deputy has been paid on administrative leave during the investigation. >> he feels for the loss of this young man life. he felonies for the loss for the family for the community but the deputy lawyer says it doesn't minimize the the what he face that had day. >> ak 47 with no marking that it was a replica gun pointed in his direction. those weapons pierce body armor and go right through patrol vehicles this was a residential neighborhood with homes all around. the deputy ordered one or 2 times for mr. lopez to drop his gun. >>reporter: santa r
weapons. >> coming up at 5:00 andy lopez, a teenager shot to death by a sheriff's deputy for the first time you're going to hear from his brother, at 5:00. and you heard about the launch of the new ipad. at 5:00 how the debut was interrupted here in the bay area. join us coming up to thosuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 800-675-2607. to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631. >>> a controversial gun show is returning to the bay area. >> buyers and sellers will be back at the cow palace this weekend
. >>> there are new developments tonight in the case of a santa rosa teenager. the parents of andy lopez say they plan to file a suit monday. they claim the officer shot and killed the teenager without a cause. the boy was carrying a bb gun that resembled a weapon. >>> only on 2 tonight, california lieutenant governor gavin newsom explains his support of one of the few hot issues on next tuesday's election ballot. san francisco's proposition b would allow a developer to build two high end condo buildings at eight washington street at the embarcadero -- embarcadero. ktvu spoke exclusively with the lieutenant governor on the plan that will change the look of the embarcadero. >> reporter: gavin newsom met with us. he told us he was familiar of the project since he was a mayor. >> as a former mayor, i don't think it's right to pull up the rug from a process that was open, that was inclusive. >> lower facing on the embarcadero. >> reporter: a spokesman for yes on b showed us this model of the residential building also known as eight washington. newsom said it won proposal eight years ago. newsom
amendment. andy lopez-crews was shot seven times on october 27th after the deputy mistook the boys fake ak- 47 for a real salt wonderful. >> a man nearly beaten to death recovering this morning. david lamont woke up from his medically induced coma. police say he was attacked by a group of teens in september when he went outside and told him to be quiet. dr. say his condition is no longer life-threatening but he still not able to speak. the investigation is on hold until police can question him. >> and some bart workers will start off their week with a brand-new contract. a fresh start to months of negotiations and bickering that got off to be very tough for the public. 88 percent of the members approve the new contract on friday. all workers will see a 15 percent pay increase over the next four years. >> it was a difficult situation for a couple days, and a lot of people were heavily inconvenienced, but collective-bargaining is a really important thing. >> new safety rules have been implemented as well under the new contracts. the board of directors is expected to make final approval soon.
that the shooting was without reasonable cause and in violation of the 4th amendment and 13-year-old andy lopez cruz was shot seven teens after neigh mistook the fake ak-47 for a real assault rifle. >>> a pleasanton man nearly beaten to death is recovering. he woke up from his medically- induced coma. he was attacked by a group of teens in september when he went outside and told them to be quiet. his is no longer life- threatening but he's not able to speak. the investigation is on hold until police can question him. >>> and some b.a.r.t. workers will start off their week tomorrow with a brand-new contract and that is a fresh start after months of bitter negotiations, birthing, and strikes that got trying for the writing public. 88% of the seiu's members, they're usually the janitors and such, approved the new contract on friday. 88% of atu, including staging agents and drivers, voted in favor of the new deal. all workers will see a 15% pay increase over the next four years, but they will also have to kick in more for health and pension projects. most are relieved in the end that b.a.r.t. is back on
off at the airport and clays he didn't know what he had planned. >> the family of 13-year-old andy lopez will file a civil rights lawsuit in his death. he was shot and killed by sonoma county sheriff deputy wild holing a -- while holding a toy >> police are stepping up a patrol after a spike in robberies targeting students with stock market phone. there have been three incidents on cal campus since wednesday and a dozen in the last month. >> the oakland a's could be moving to...san francisco. major league baseball is pitching the idea they play at at&t park if they are unable to secure a new lease at the coliseum. it would be temporary, but amy hollyfield will have more at 5:30. >> six, you can see how clear as we hook from the east bay hills with the breezes up in the hills but not in the valleys. we have the winds of change bringing warmer weather into the seven-day forecast. >> we have a car fire burning along westbound 80 and we have debris in lanes but looking behind me, this is an indication of what we have across the bay area with clear conditions on the bay bridge toll plaz
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